A $5 million gift from the co-founder of Netflix will fund a new program at Bowdoin College to improve the graduation rates of low-income students, first-generation students and students traditionally underrepresented on college campuses.
On Monday, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, announced her opposition to the Graham Cassidy bill that would repeal and replace the American Care Act, effectively putting the final nail in the coffin of the Republican health care legislation.
Lisbon police are investigating an an apparent threat that occurred at Philip W. Sugg Middle School last week.
Lisbon Police Chief Marc Hagan said there was a post circulating on Facebook alleging a student at the school was threatened with a knife.
The School Administrative District 75 board of directors unanimously approved the design of a $60.7 million high school construction project.
The state will be funding most of the project, to the tune of $53 million.
Justin Thomas is the FedEx Cup champion, a surprise to no one who saw him power his way to scoring records, his first major at the PGA Championship and more PGA Tour victories than anyone this season.
Standing next to him at the trophy ceremony was Xander Schauffele, who never imagined being at the Tour Championship, much less winning it.
Kyle Busch saw little but billowing white smoke that engulfed the track and blinded enough drivers that it caused a tremendous wreck that sunk his toughest competition.
In his No. 18 Toyota, the driver nicknamed “Rowdy” knew there was only one way to handle the sudden pollution: Drive through it!
The University of Maine football team led No. 11 James Madison early in the second quarter.
However, three unanswered second-half touchdowns by the Dukes allowed them to take the lead and ultimately capture the victory, 28-10, on Saturday afternoon in front of 25,330 fans at Bridgeforth Stadium.
TOPSHAM — Grace Trebilcock scored twice to power the Mt. Ararat High School jayvee girls soccer team to a 3-0 victory over Oxford Hills on Friday.
Bre Hunter chipped in a goal, while Campbell Tankersley and Alexa Eaton played well on defense.
Mt. Ararat hosts Hampden Academy on Tuesday.
OLD ORCHARD BEACH — Peter Wright certainly made it difficult for himself down the stretch in the final round of the 2017 Mid-Amateur Championship, but the member of the host course Dunegrass Golf Club was able to hold on to win his first Maine State Golf Association major on Saturday
WATERVILLE — The Thomas College women’s soccer team used a strong second-half effort to down the University of Maine at Presque Isle, 2-0, on Sunday evening at Smith Field.
Thomas goaltender Nikki Bradstreet of Topsham had five saves for the shutout.
When you’re the defending state champions, most of your opponents come into the game with a little extra motivation, ready to take on the “champs” from last year.
And that’s exactly it, last year. This is not last year’s team.
Sebastian Scherry’s second-half goal ignited a four-goal rally as the Mt. Ararat High School boys soccer team shook off Oxford Hills, 5-1, in Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference play on Friday.
Mookie Betts wasn’t about to stop. Neither are the Red Sox, who are heading home with a chance to win another division title.
To say the least, receiving the long snap from the center at McMann Field on Friday night for Morse High School punter Parker Onorato was a challenge.
Two times, the ball sailed over his head, forcing the senior to scramble before enduring big losses by the Mt. Ararat defense.